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Postgraduate Diploma Online

Project Management

University of Essex Online

16 months
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5611 GBP/year
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The efficient transformation of resources into a desired project outcome can be challenging for project managers. This 100% online and part-time PG Dip Project Management will teach you the required cutting-edge project management techniques and tools you need to know to be a successful project manager.    

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Overview

Through this online PG Dip Project Management , you will develop an advanced understanding of the topics, principles, theories and practices within project management. You will learn how to effectively manage projects and you will also gain management knowledge that can help you to progress your career in a wide variety of organisations and industries. At the end of the course, you will be able to continue your studies and advance onto the full Masters programme.

PG Dip Project Management teaching methods

We’re a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the art virtual learning environment (VLE) to deliver our teaching, resources and assessments. Our system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE is accessible 24/7 and allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and live Q&As.

PG Dip Project Management assessment methods

All assessments are delivered through our virtual learning environment (VLE). There is no requirement to go to external test centres; instead you will submit written assignments through the VLE. For the few courses where exams are required, we use a virtual system which allows you to take academically rigorous exams from the comfort of your own home.

We believe you get the most out of your time spent studying when you are kept informed of your performance, and we achieve this by:

  • assessing you throughout modules rather than waiting for end of year exams
  • showing your marks in your grade book which can be viewed whenever you log onto the VLE
  • rapid turnaround on work assessed to ensure your grade book is always up to date
  • ensuring you have regular contact with your Student Support team

We also have a policy of ensuring that the work submitted by students is authentic – we use a well-established electronic monitoring system to check for plagiarism.

Your future

This PG Dip Project Management helps you demonstrate your commitment to and knowledge of the field to employers. Whether you’re looking to advance a higher-level role or seeking a career change, you will be equipped with the skills that are transferable to a wide range of industries. You could work in management consultancy, finance, marketing, sales, or pursue project management roles within specialist industries e.g. healthcare or property.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress onto our MSc Project Management.   

Programme Structure

You can study the following modules on the PG Dip Project Management:

  • Management: Principle and Practices
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Management of Projects
  • Project Analytics
  • Leading and Managing Project Teams

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

At University of Essex Online, we believe that everyone should be able to access education. That is why we offer two different entry routes onto our PG Cert Project Management, which consider academic or work-based experience.

English language requirement

Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency.

Work experience

Work experience entry route (if not eligible see academic entry route)

You must meet the following criteria:

  • at least five years' senior level work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7482 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7482 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.

This fee excludes any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where applicable, the University is required to add the sales tax.

Funding

Our PG Dip Project Management tuition fee includes all teaching materials and required reading, and there aren’t any hidden charges for assessments or resits. 

  • Monthly payment plan available for those who are self-funding.
  • Full payment discount if you pay the full course fee upfront.
  • A range of scholarships are available subject to applicants meeting certain criteria.**
  • Postgraduate student loans are available in England for the full Masters degrees only.

Please note that you can only apply for a maximum of two discounts or scholarships.

** To find out whether you’re eligible for our scholarships contact University of Essex Online’s Admissions team.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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